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Why Visit Taormina, Italy

Have you always dreamed of getting a taste of Sicilian dolce vita? Charmingly set on the side of the hill near the Mount Etna volcano, lovely Taormina is one of the Italian most popular resort towns that woos all guests with its incomparably relaxing lifestyle.

The first settlement was founded here around 730 BC and since then was inhabited by the representatives of various cultures, including the Greeks and Romans, who significantly contributed to the formation of the city's legacy.

Undoubtedly, the Teatro Antico or the Greco-Roman Theater is the legendary Taormina attraction that is definitely worth a visit. Many centuries ago, this outstanding structure served as a setting for various kinds of performances featuring epic battles of gladiators! Moreover, this location is an amazing photo stop as it provides impressive vistas of the mighty volcano and the peaceful Ionian Sea.

If you would like to learn more about the past of the city, your Taormina itinerary should include such historic landmarks as the splendid 13-century Duomo, fairy-tale Palazzo Corvaja clock tower, and the monumental Saracen Castle. While exploring the old part of the town during your Italy tour to Taormina, take a stroll along the street of Corso Umberto. Dotted by numerous cozy cafes and tiny shops, this alley is one of the favorite hangout places among locals!

Apart from boasting rich historical heritage, stunning architecture, and great wines, the city of Taormina offers countless opportunities for outdoor activities. Explore its scenic coast by boat, take a hike up to Mount Etna volcano, or let yourself get lost in the labyrinth of fabulous gardens on the Isola Bella island.

Italy tour packages featuring Taormina

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7 days3 cities

A whole week of inspiring exploration of dazzling Sicily awaits you in this private tour package! Remarkable towns from the capital city Palermo, famous Agrigento and beautiful Taormina. A mind-blowing day trip to Mount Etna and other sightseeing tours is yours to be enjoyed.

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9 days3 cities

Ever dreamed of a sun-kissed Sicily? It surely has dreamed of you! Explore the treasures of Sicily in this fully customizable private tour. See the top famous attractions such as the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento and get excited by natural miracles like the Scala dei Turchi Cliffs or the Mount Etna. The best of Sicily awaits!

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